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Can entire schools exist in the cloud?

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Is there a better way of teaching by harnessing technology and encouraging collaboration? Dr. Sugata Mitra, the TED Prize winner in 2013, believes there is. Dr. Mitra was recently awarded $1 million to build his vision for a “school in the cloud.” The goal is to allow children a new space to “embark on intellectual […]

Texas faces challenges in higher ed as market evolves

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What will the future of higher education in the State of Texas look like? A battle continues to rage in Texas between Gov. Rick Perry, academics and state legislators. Perry and his allies, including former University of Texas professor Jeff Sanderfer, want to reshape the way public universities operate. According to them, the university model […]

Deciphering Intellectual Property in the Age of MOOCs

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How will low-cost online courses address concerns over copyright infringement? The latest salvo in the ever growing uncertainty regarding Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) expansion has been raised in the form of questions regarding intellectual property rights of instructors licensing their courses to the providers. Since the emergence of the phenomenon, it seemed that most […]

Will higher education be outsourced?

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Intense debate has been centered recently on how to remedy problems of accessibility and cost in higher-education. Frequently, in California at least, legislative action has been the most effective course of action in combating these problems. In order to increase access to higher education for more students and lessen the financial burden therein, lawmakers have resorted to […]

Coursera expands into international markets

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Coursera recently announced a host of new partnerships that include institutions affiliated with ProctorU and will expand the company’s reach internationally. Twenty nine schools have entered into agreements with Coursera where the universities will offer select courses free of charge through the popular Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) platform. Three of those institutions, The University […]

MOOCs march across the globe

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It seems that ProctorU is not the only education firm with an eye on international students these days. With our upcoming attendance at EDEN 2013 in Oslo, Norway, it is interesting to note that the latest development in the world of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) highlights their expansion into the global market. A recent […]

Some universities to offer $10,000 diplomas in response to MOOCs

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Free online courses have made an impact on the academic world and now state-funded universities are beginning to respond with more affordable diplomas of their own. Massive Open Online Course (MOOC)  companies such as Coursera, and Udacity are being used by millions of students and it seems as though traditional state-funded are responding to the new […]

MOOCs continue to cause wave in higher education

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Is a major disruption brewing in higher learning, or is it a minor annoyance? For those paying attention to news coming out of higher education over the past few months, it may feel somewhat similar to being at a tennis match, watching the ball go back and forth from opposing courts. In this case, the […]

CNBC documentary explores the psychology of cheating

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CNBC is unveiling a new film next month that will focus on the psychology behind cheating. While the movie will primarily document classroom acts of academic dishonesty, it may provide an interesting look at the mentality of students that choose to cheat. According to a press release from the cable network: “In this new documentary, students, administrators, […]

Thomas Edison State College alum pens book about online learning

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ProctorU recently caught up with the author of “The Nontaditional College Student” Libby Hancock, a recent graduate of Thomas Edison State College who wrote about her online college experience and using ProctorU. ProctorU Media Coordinator Franklin Hayes (FH): Can you briefly describe your path to a college degree and why you chose to use the methods […]

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